Long known for its fast maxis, the famous Mangusta brand has a fast-displacement series catching on with customers, too. Overmarine Group is one of the few remaining family-owned shipyards in the Italian yachting industry. Not only owned, but always managed, too. In fact, the Balducci family has been building boats since the 1950s. It established
Hull number three in the Numarine 32XP series is cruising with her owner. While the shipyard is keeping the name confidential, sources say her name is Q.M. The shippy-looking, long-range megayacht emphasizes simplified operations, and therefore peace of mind for buyers. The series, which includes the cool blue Calliope, belonging to an American, premiered in
As she sat inside her covered drydock at the Amels shipyard, Project Waka floated on her lines for the first time. The major milestone, which took place on March 16, represented a further milestone for the Dutch builder. Project Waka is the first megayacht in the Amels 220 series, part of its Limited Editions offerings.
When we hear of a private ceremony, we imagine an intimate affair, with a small number of people. While it was still quite private, the launch of the code-named CRN 135 took place with more than 1,000 invited guests. They ranged from the owner’s family to the various craftspeople who have shaped the megayacht over
Mid-March started on a high note for the Ferretti Group, with the launch of the Custom Line 106 last week. The semi-displacement megayacht is a new model, but the second one (so far) between Custom Line and fellow Italian company Francesco Paszkowski Design. In early 2018, the Ferretti Group announced the new megayacht model. The
If the idea of a so-called entry-level megayacht capable of a top speed close to 30 knots appeals to you, you have something in common with Johnson Yachts. The Taiwan-based builder recently wrapped up sea trials for the Johnson 80, reporting a cruising speed of 19 knots and a max of 27 knots. It’s all